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Joining the communityEdit
Hey, Kathkira! Sorry if this added message seems a bit overwhelming after the huge welcome message you just received, but what I wanted to say is important enough to re-emphasize it here. I wanted to make sure you were as aware as possible of the fantastic community we have here on the wiki. There is literally so much to do beyond just working on your own articles. I definitely don't want to sound like I'm suggesting you shouldn't work on your own articles, but there's a larger community out there too and we'd all love for you to get involved! If you have any questions about the community, which I strongly encourage you to participate in, don't hesitate to ask me. Thanks, and once again welcome to Star Wars Fanon! – Sith Profile Sith Com-link Conquests
- Thanks! Kathkira 02:43, 22 February 2007 (UTC)
According to Special:Editcount/Kathkira, you have 149 mainspace edits, so yes, you're right; "(Main)" is the amount of article edits that you've made, and that's what determines whether you can vote or not. --Michaeldsuarez (Activate Holocron) 15:46, 21 July 2008 (UTC)
Since the second category had only two articles, I moved one of them to the second category and deleted the first. The second article of that first category was moved to Category:Books in progress because it was written in a narrative format. Thanks for the heads up, and keep up the good work! - Brandon Rhea (talk) (contribs) 22:59, 18 August 2008 (UTC)
IRC matters Edit
- Congratulations on becoming a Channel Operator! -- (talk) (contributions) 16:20, 19 September 2008 (UTC)
No, I wouldn't. I know it's not perfectly stated in there, but the area in question is just barren. I'm sorry that I made that confusing; hope this clears things up. Jesus Freak NK says NK's 'mazin' articles 03:26, 4 October 2008 (UTC)
Did you tinker with that Bill Murray pic on PhotoShop were I asked you to take off where it said U.S. Army and give me a copy of the picture with nothing right there and another version where it says Canada? 19:40, 4 October 2008 (UTC)
RE: Roviik Antrell Edit
- I would like to say the same thing. Congratulations. --Michaeldsuarez (Talk) (Deeds) 19:22, 17 October 2008 (UTC)
- Let me echo my congratulations as well. I've set up the SWF:FW and SWF:FWN pages, as well as a preliminary review board page. You and the other review board members (so far, just Katana Geldar) can come up with a name for your organization and an preferred image at your leisure, and I'll do the legwork of moving it to a proper page. Until then, you can discuss those matters on the talk page for the scratchpad; I'll do the legwork to bring the actual page online. Let me know if there's anything else you would like done with the initial setup for the featured works system, and I'll make the change. I would strongly recommend adding the featured works page and nominations page to your watchlist and check it every time you log on for new/updated nominations. Also, if you have any questions with regards to FW, let me know—I'm sort of unofficially setting up the system for the time being. Once again, congratulations. Atarumaster88 (Talk page) 01:11, 18 October 2008 (UTC)
Administrator election Edit
Hey Kath, I just wanted to let you know that Solus accepted her nomination in the Administrator election. I'm telling you this because you voted neutral, possibly based off of the fact that you didn't know if she was willing to take the job. You obviously don't have to change your vote if you don't want to, as that's entirely up to you, but I just wanted to make sure you knew about this development. - Brandon Rhea (talk) (contribs) 15:14, 24 October 2008 (UTC)
CUSWFN XIX Edit
- As a bit of a reminder, SWF is supposed to have a new FW coming up for the main page by March 1, but the queue is currently empty. However, if it is not possible for you to finish your review of either of the FWNs in time, I would say that it is better to not rush the review and rather leave the existing FW up on the Main Page than to speed something through for the sake of "having something on the page." That said, you might want to encourage your Archivist companions to take the lead in trying to build up at least a few months of FWs in reserve, be that by nominating your own work, or by nominating works of others that you've read. (And if you want to urge, cajol, and more or less drag writers from TF.N over to here to increase the prestige, please feel welcome to do ;-) ). Whatever the case may be, I leave this matter in the capable hands of you and the other members of the Archivists, as you guys are the ones running the show and there's no need for me to serve as a reminder service or manage the FWN page anymore. I've done what I set out to do with the FW system and it more or less be pretty simple to figure out—though feel free to drop me a line if you have questions. Atarumaster88 (Talk page) 00:59, 27 February 2009 (UTC)
Re: Seventh Star Edit
Re: Future books Edit
Vagrant Lustoid Edit
- No, nothing's been done yet but I suppose we should "serve" Lustoid with his notice of being "fired" and then start the nomination process. I have been wondering though if three Archivists is enough. Katana Geldar 22:44, 27 April 2009 (UTC)
Seventh Star Edit
User of the Month Edit
Acceptance - Author's Definitive Edition Edit
- Katana's been absent since June, and since she's still got objections on Acceptance outstanding, I move that we strike them if they're satisfied, and they should be. Atarumaster88 (Talk page) 05:09, 20 August 2009 (UTC)
- 1 October is less than a week away. If at all possible, please try and coordinate your review with JM76 on CD so he has some time to fix any objections. I'm speaking to myself also on this, but since I can't vote on the nomination anyway, just wanted to drop you a reminder. Atarumaster88 (Talk page) 19:39, September 24, 2009 (UTC)
FW forum Edit
- Katha, just to let you know, it's a few days before the 1 of November and we've got 3 active FWNs. If you want to pick one to work on for November, just let me know; I've reviewed two of them. Atarumaster88 (Talk page) 16:00, October 26, 2009 (UTC)
Hello! I saw you voted on the Rakata short story FW nom. I thank you very much for that, first of all, but, if you had the time, would it be all right if you gave me a little review of the story, perhaps on the talk page? I want to know how I can improve. I hope this is okay with you. Thank you for your time. :) -Solus (Bird of Prey) 17:47, November 1, 2009 (UTC)
I just wanted to say thanks for supporting my nomination to the Archivists. It means a lot to be regarded as possessing enough skill to look over the Featured Works section. On that note, I'd appreciate some feedback as to what things I should be taking a look at or attending to as the "n00b" on the team . Also, if it's not too much to ask, could you possibly take a look at this nomination and provide your own analysis as to its merits? Whatever advice you could provide would be invaluable. Thanks in advance! 14:00, June 28, 2010 (UTC)
J'Quee Lin-S'myth Edit
As a matter of fact, that is where the name came from... somewhat. I had a friend in school who was named Jaclyn Smith after THE Jaclyn Smith, and so i thought to myself that would be a cool star wars name if i changed it around a bit. I will add it like you said...Gnost-Dural (Talk) 12:43, July 29, 2010 (UTC)
Welcome back Edit
Don't mean to jump on you or anything, just wanted to say welcome back. Always good to see a user come back!I'm the Chosen One 07:45, July 28, 2011 (UTC)
- I'm not exactly back, but as I'm home like all the time for the foreseeable future, might as well pop in occasionally. I have a 2-month-old daughter now, hehe --Kathkira talk 07:50, July 28, 2011 (UTC)
Oh, congratulations! Best wishes to you.-I'm the Chosen One 07:52, July 28, 2011 (UTC)
- Thank you. --Kathkira talk 07:59, July 28, 2011 (UTC)
Re: Eponians category Edit
Yeah, no problem. I was going through and formatting all the categories of that type to be the same. I had seen that wording in one of them, and I thought it was the best way to say it. I'm glad you agree with it. Thanks Savage1138 14:32, August 24, 2011 (UTC)
Featured work threadEdit
- Kathkira, as an Archivist, your input on Forum:CT:FW tweaks would be most appreciated. Thanks and belated congratulations on your daughter. Atarumaster88 (Talk page) 16:40, November 8, 2011 (UTC)
- Thanks for the heads up. I've voted just now. Thanks for the congrats. She's 6 months old today! --Kathkira talk 17:53, November 14, 2011 (UTC)
Special invitation for Kathkira!Edit
Hey, you! Yes, you!
You're cordially invited to the 7th Annual Wiki Awards on the Star Wars Fanon Wiki! Come nominate, procrastinate, marinate, and pontificate over the best and brightest of the community's offerings with us! Sample the choicest works with your critical eye (monocle sold separately) and submit your own works for a chance to be enshrined in the annals of Star Wars Fanon history. You might write whatever you want to because it's fun, but getting shiny awards and bragging rights doesn't hurt either, right? We didn't think so.
Don't force yourself into exile, or look for alternative activities this winter. Whether your work is one of the myriad incarnations of Revan, a Sith Lord with a hard-to-pronounce name, or some random teenager's pet pittin, you'll find an entry where it belongs. (Editor's note: "Best Incarnation of Revan" and "Best Hard-To-Pronounce-Sith" did not make the categories list this year.) It's time to break out the ancient Sith armor and capes, the dress uniforms for every soldier, and something to catch the eye for every pretty lass. And did I mention our sponsors include Sarth's Darths, provider of the finest black capes in the galaxy? Join our star-crossed, er…star-studded collection of Star Wars Fanon administrators including Brandon Rhea, Goodwood, and Trak Nar as we celebrate the individualism and creativity on this wiki. And if you thought this announcement was cheesy, you ain't seen nothing yet. (Consider this a warning to those, like Fiolli, who are lactose intolerant.)
So fire up the hyperdrive, hope it doesn't catapult you a few millennia forwards or backwards in time, and head on over to the Seventh Wiki Awards. We'd love for you to nominate deserving works (including yours!) and help us choose the best entries for this year! We can't pick between all the entries without you! And if you see any other special snowflakes who need invited to the extravaganza, just slap this message on their talk page to spread some holiday cheer… or something.
So from two folks who've contributed far more at Wookieepedia than here, who habitually bring you either terrible puns or delicious pasta, please accept our sincerest invitation to the Seventh Wiki Awards. And remember, we're doing this all for the community, because that's what really matters on this wiki. Right? Yeah…
Image policy CT Edit
Hello Kathkira. Per this thread I'd like to ask you if you're still interested in your Archivist position. If you are, it would be great if you could try and become a little more active. If not, which is totally okay, then I'd like to ask you to step down, or be removed. Please consider this request, and respond as soon as possible. Thanks Savage1138 18:03, September 1, 2012 (UTC)
- Sorry I'm late in getting back to you. Per your comments and the consensus of the CT, I'm removing you from the Archivists. Please don't take this as me saying I don't want you to continue contributing here, it's quite the opposite. At any rate, I hope you're having a wonderful day. Thanks Savage1138 00:05, September 15, 2012 (UTC)
Aw, I am saddened it came to this. Nevertheless, I hope your daughter is well and that you decide to come back at some point!-I'm the Chosen One 05:19, September 15, 2012 (UTC)
Eighth Wiki AwardsEdit
Hello! You're receiving this message because you were an editor here on Star Wars Fanon in 2012. Did you know that we're currently holding our eighth annual Star Wars Fanon Wiki Awards? In the wiki awards, you can nominate your favorite articles—written by you or another user—for any of the categories on the page. If you're interested in bragging rights, head on over to the Eighth Wiki Awards and nominate your favorite articles through January 31st. If you have any questions, feel free to contact the award hosts, Brandon Rhea and Trak Nar. We look forward to seeing your nominees!